• Walks Of Life : The Great Saunter

    The Great Saunter is an annual 32-mile walk, completed in one day, which circumnavigates the Manhattan shoreline. For over 28 years, locals and visitors alike have gathered to complete this...
  • Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA’s Wiggle Waggle Walk

    There is no doubt that walking your dog unleashes better health as dog owners are more likely to meet their recommended levels of exercise thanks to their furry friends. Join...
  • Walking School Bus: A Community Solution

    Groups of student are adding a twist to an old form of school transportation–and getting in good exercise while doing it. A Walking School Bus program involves a group of...
  • VolksWalking: Off the Beaten Path

    Learn all about “volkswalking,” a unique take on non-competitive fitness walking. Hear how this German import is getting people out and about and off the beaten path, learning about their...
  • American Dreams: Walk to School

    We take a journey back in time when nearly 50% of children walked to school.  We explore the growing trend away from walking to school and the overall lack of...
  • Workplace Walking — Case Study: Kaiser Permanente

    Exercising while on the job may seem impossible, but there are many ways to incorporate physical activity into your workplace. All it takes is a little planning and creativity to...
  • Walk This Way – Track Walking, NASCAR Style

    The name NASCAR is usually synonymous with daredevil drivers, fast cars and tight turns on the track. But at the Coco-Cola Family Track Walk event over 3,000 dedicated racecar fans...
  • Did You Know? We’re Eating Less, But Walking Less

    The United States walks the least of any industrialized nation. As with many forms of physical activity, walking has been engineered out of many lifestyles. Even though we are eating...
  • Ketchum-Downtown YMCA Stair Climb

    Elevators are for wimps! Just ask the thousands of downtown LA office workers who climb the stairs every year in a race 75 stories to the top of the US...
  • Volkswalking: A Family Affair

    Volkswalking isn’t just a great form of exercise that will get you outside–it’s also the perfect time to bond with family members. Hear from a family that’s been hooked on...

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Documentary

Watch the Walking Revolution documentary

A 30-minute documentary film that's guaranteed to get you walking, The Walking Revolution explores the tremendous changes a regular walking routine can make in your life and your community.

Experts

Meet Bob Sallis, MD, family physician and sports medicine expert, who encourages his patients to take charge of their health by exercising. Follow Dr. Sallis as he walks all over the world!

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NRPA and Walk with a Doc Partner to Promote Physical Activity in Parks

A Walk in the Park! The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and Walk with a Doc (WWAD) are proud to partner on a new initiative called A Walk in the Park to increase physical activity in communities through local parks and recreation. As part of the newly formed partnership, NRPA and WWAD are working…

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Walking in Tempe, Arizona (2017)

In early February 2017, my travels took me to Tempe, Arizona to speak at the 12th Annual Building Healthy Lifestyles Conference. This is a great meeting organized by my friend Dr. Glen Gaesser and the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion at Arizona State University (ASU). The conference brought together experts in physical activity, nutrition…

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Bridging Health & Community’s Inaugural Symposium: Community Agency & Health

Introduction It’s well-established that treating disease and reducing risk factors is not enough to sustainably improve health. What’s missing is whether people have a sense of control over their lives, also known as agency. Transforming Health Community Agency & Health is the inaugural symposium of Bridging Health & Community, an organization dedicated to transforming how…

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People all across the country are jumping on board. So take the Pledge and make walking a priority. Get on the path to good health today!
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